- The zone has registered a revenue of Rs. 111.52 crore from ticket checking in FY 2021-22.
The Commercial wing of South Central Railway conducted a review meeting on ticket checking performance of the zone at Rail Nilayam, Secunderabad on 12th April, 2022. The meeting was headed by Shri G. John Prasad, Principal Chief Commercial Manager (PCCM), SCR. Shri C. Venugopal, CCM (Claims), Dr. B.S Christopher, CCM (Freight Services), Shri K. Sambasiva Rao, CCM (Passenger Marketing), Shri R. Sudarshan, CCM (Passenger Services), other senior officials and chief ticket checking inspectors from Headquarters and Divisions also participated in the meeting.
Speaking on the occasion, Shri G. John Prasad, PCCM congratulated the team for registering revenue of Rs.111.52 crores from Ticket checking during the last financial year i.e., 2021-2022. He stated that Ticket checking is an important activity to provide hassle-free travel to the genuine rail passengers. He also stated that Ticket checking is important for creating awareness among the general public about the need for having valid travel authority. He stressed the need of ticket checking in order to guide and educate the public about the ease and comfort of travelling with genuine tickets. He also advised the staff to look after the availability of various Passenger Amenities in trains and attend to the grievances of passengers promptly.
Further, the feasibility of supply of Hand Held Terminals (HHTs) to ticket checking staff in some more trains was discussed in detail during the meeting. These terminals will help in improving the ease of working duly bringing transparency in the system. The Centre for Railway Information Systems (CRIS) gave a brief presentation on the working of HHTs in this regard. Further, Prizes were presented to the Best performers in ticket checking during the year 2021-22 by the PCCM.